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38 New YA Releases To Pick Up This Year

30 New YA Books To Read In 2018 -- great list

I’m so excited to be sharing this record — my most anticipated books of 2019 record (for the primary half of the yr)! I shared my must-read grownup fiction books for 2019 after Christmas in the event you didn’t verify that out and luxuriate in grownup fiction additionally! It felt prefer it took ceaselessly to compile all my should learn YA books for 2019 however I lastly received it executed.

Need a new read? Check out this list of upcoming YA reads for 2019

30 Must Read YA Books Coming Out In 2018 -- great list

I undoubtedly was enthusiastic about SO many upcoming YA books for 2019 however, should you comply with me on Instagram you’ll know, that I’ve had such a shift in my studying life and in comparison with years previous I didn’t have AS many younger grownup books to slender down. Clearly you see the dimensions of this record so it’s nonetheless fairly large however I really feel like in years previous it was EXCRUCIATING to slender down my should learn younger grownup books for 2019. I feel this time I had rather a lot simpler time choosing!

This record can also be solely the FIRST half of 2019 so be looking out for the second half of the yr listing nearer to Might/June.

Of word: should you take a look at the pre-order worth of a number of the books they are typically so much cheaper to pre-order the books slightly than wait til the on sale date. After which it’s like a pleasant little shock will get despatched to you later haha. It helps me keep on a price range to have the ability to KNOW I need to learn it and get a couple of bucks off of it. A few of them are even $5+ off.

So let’s get to all these thrilling new YA e-book in 2019!! I’d love to listen to what you’re most enthusiastic about and what you’ve already learn already. Are there any that you simply assume must be on my must-read record however isn’t?

Should Learn YA Books For 2019

(January – first half of June)


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2019 YA Books from a few of my all time favourite authors whose books I might learn it doesn’t matter what they’re about:



Most Anticipated Must Read Young Adult Books For 2019 -- whether you love YA books or not, Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give took the world by storm! I loved that book and cannot wait to read her sophomore novel called On The Come Up

On The Come Up by Angie Thomas  — Out February fifth

I learn The Hate U Give early because of a evaluation copy that got here my method and I  knew as quickly as I learn it that it was going to be a Massive Deal. It was simply an unimaginable story that was so, so related and necessary. These characters have stayed with me and I don’t assume I’ve felt that method about one other forged of characters/a ebook since so I’m SUPER hyped to be getting a brand new guide from Angie Thomas — just about the very prime of my YA should learn books of 2019 listing…truthfully simply my prime books basically. I will probably be trustworthy…I don’t know a lot of what it’s about but when Angie Thomas writes it I’ll learn it.





Upcoming YA Books In 2019: Jeff Zentner's 3rd contemporary YA novel is coming out and I cannot WAIT!

Rayne and Delilah’s Midnite Matinee by Jeff Zentner  — Out February 26

I SUPER liked Jeff Zentner’s The Serpent King & his sophomore novel Goodbye Days so out of all of the YA books popping out in 2019 on this listing that is a type of reliefs to have a brand new guide out by a favourite writer. It’s so good to settle again into acquainted phrases with an writer you belief. It appears like a fantastic ebook about friendship and that unsure time throughout senior yr if you end up realizing that each factor goes to vary quickly when there are such a lot of belongings you don’t need to let go of but. Plus I feel it’s so enjoyable that they’ve their very own campy television present!





Upcoming Young Adult Books In 2019: Sandhya Menon is back with a new romcom that I cannot wait to read in 2019!

There’s One thing About Sweetie by Sandhya Menon  — Out Might 14

AHHH Ashish (from my ebook love When Dimple Met Rishi) will get a e-book! And I’m so excited to satisfy Sweetie. Excited for a brand new romcom from Sandhya in 2019!!




All of the superior sounding fantasy on my should learn YA record:



Must Read YA Books For 2019: The Gilded Wolves is set in an alternate Paris in 1889 following a group of people thrown together to find an ancient artifact

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi  — Out January 15

I’m simply intrigued by the premise of this historic fantasy a few group of “specialists” thrown collectively to seek out (learn: heist) an historic artifact set in an alternate Paris in 1889. YOU KNOW I LOVE WHEN PEOPLE ARE THROWN TOGETHER AND MUST WORK TOGETHER IN SOME WAY! That and located households of misfits are simply THE BEST.




2019 Fantasy Books To Read: Ship of Smoke and Steel by Django Wexler

Ship of Smoke and Metal by Django Wexler   — Out January 22

This sounds FANTASTIC. The primary character is shipped on an unimaginable mission, after it’s came upon she has talents she by no means declared, to entry to steal a legendary ghost ship, a ship from which nobody has ever returned from, or else they take her sister’s life.





If you are looking for new YA fantasy books in 2019, check out Dark of the West -- full of espionage, political intrigue, star-crossed lovers and more! It's definitely an upcoming book release for 2019 to watch!

Darkish of The West by Joanna Hathaway — Out February 5

Out of all the brand new YA books for 2019 that I checked out this one had comp titles that killed me probably the most — Code Identify Verity meets The Winner’s Curse. HOW CAN YOU DO THAT TO ME?? How are you going to examine this guide to a favourite historic fiction of mine and a favourite fantasy collection of mine and never anticipate me so as to add it to my TBR?? This 2019 launch seems prefer it has all of it — espionage, political intrigue and star-crossed lovers. And early critiques lead me to consider it’s going to interrupt my coronary heart so THERE’S THAT.





2019 Must Read YA Fantasy Books -- Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte sounds amaaaazing!

4 Lifeless Queens by Astrid Scholte  — Out February 26

I’ve excessive hopes for this one! The world is split into four elements and every is dominated by one queen….till there’s a plot to homicide all four of them and the primary character will get caught up in it. Additionally hello can I please stay on this ladies ruling world?? Let’s attempt that out….we’ve given the lads an opportunity lol.





YA Fantasy Books To Read 2019: if you are looking for new YA books to read in 2019 and fantasy is your thing..this one sounds AMAZING. I don't love the cover but it sounds totally like a book I'd be into!

The Destroy of Kings by Jenn Lyon  — Out February fifth

I really like the premise of this — identical to within the storybooks the primary character finds out he’s a misplaced prince however, in contrast to within the storybooks, he realizes it isn’t in any respect like within the storybooks and his household truly SUCUUUCKS. Additionally looks like he’s completely not the hero to save lots of the dominion on this one however needs to destroy it?? HEREFORIT DOT COM.  This is likely one of the new YA books for 2019 that I’m like tremendous hyped by the abstract and I’m praying to each e-book god there’s that it will reside as much as how superior it sounds.





Looking for some new fantasy YA books to read in 2019? The hype is real for Wicked Saints and I cannot wait to get my hands on it...making it one of my most anticipated books for 2019!

Depraved Saints by Emily A. Duncan  — Out April 2

I absolutely blame DJ for making this one in every of my most anticipated YA ebook for 2019. I really feel like he has been raving about it for FOREVER and it’s made me very excited for it! I’ll be trustworthy I barely even know what it’s about besides that it’s a kicka$$ fantasy with a stunning cowl. There’s a plot to assassinate the king, centuries lengthy struggle, a prince in a hazard, a woman who can speak to gods. I MEAN…simply add it to your should learn YA record for 2019 already!





YA Fantasy Books To Read In 2019 -- this Chinese fantasy is at the top of my must read YA books for 2019!

Descendant of the Crane by Joan He  — Out April 2

It’s being billed as a Chinese language Recreation of Thrones and a few reviewers I belief have confirmed that hype-y comparability SO yeaaaaah undoubtedly an upcoming YA launch for 2019 to maintain your eye on in case you love fantasy! The princess turns into the queen of an unstable kingdom when her father is murdered and, as a result of ladies get issues achieved, she hires a soothsayer — tremendous unlawful since magic was banned — to determine who killed her dad.





New Young Adult Books To Read In 2019-- The Devouring Gray is being billed as Stranger Things meets the Raven Cycle and I am here for this and cannot wait to read this book! What new fantasy books do you plan to read in 2019?

The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman  — Out April 2

This guide is claimed to be Stranger Issues (YESSS) meets The Raven Cycle (okay I’ve solely learn the primary ebook however I beloved it) and I’m right here for these darkish vibes. After a tragedy, the primary character strikes to a small city and finds out her household was actually one of many founding households there and that they have been a part of a pact made with a monster within the woods.





We Hunt The Flame by Hafsah Faizal -- this ancient Arabia inspired fantasy novel should definitely be on your must read YA book list for 2019!

We Hunt The Flame by Hafsah Faizal  — Out Might 14

I’ve recognized Hafsah for one thing like eight years?? This isn’t a should learn YA e-book for 2019 simply due to that….I genuinely am excited for this guide as a result of Hafsah is such a unbelievable author from what I’ve witnessed and listening to her speak about this ebook and NOT BE ABLE TO READ IT RIGHT THEN has been agonizing. I’m so pleased with her and I can’t anticipate this guide to launch — it’s an epic fantasy impressed by Historic Arabia that follows a woman named Zafira who disguises herself as a person to discover a misplaced artifact that may restore magic to her struggling world. However she is pursued by a Prince who has additionally been charged to seek out this artifact AND kill her.





Love fantasy and looking for new YA books to read in 2019? Check out the Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Robinson

Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson  — Out June four

I’ve heard superb issues about An Enchantment of Ravens however have but to learn it. HOWEVER, I’m so excited for this one! It’s an imaginative fantasy about an apprentice at a magical library who should battle a strong sorcerer to save lots of her kingdom. It sounds superb!





Exciting 2019 YA Book Releases -- Blood Heir is one book I am REALLY excited about and on my must read books list for 2019 because it's a dark Anastasia retelling!

Blood Inheritor by Amelie Wen Zhao  — Out June four

A DARK ANASTASIA RETELLING. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. This guide sounds completely unimaginable and I’m so mad that it doesn’t come out till June. It’s certainly one of my absolute prime YA debut books for 2019 on my should learn record!! Ahhh I spent a lot time as a child being obsessive about the story of Anastasia and I’m SO excited.




The thrilling sequels I’m DYING for in 2019


These two books are in all probability my MOST anticipated YA books for 2019!! For those who haven’t learn the earlier books in every collection I HIGHLY advocate testing The Merciless Prince and Truthwitch that are the primary within the respective collection.


Exciting Book Sequels In 2019: The Wicked King is the followup to the amazing book The Cruel Prince -- a dark and brutal fantasy!

The Depraved King by Holly Black  — Out January eighth


The Merciless Prince was one of many BEST books I learn in 2018 and I can’t look forward to the sequel to this brutal and darkish fantasy collection!! I extremely advocate testing the primary ebook.






Book Sequels To Be Excited About In 2019 -- The Witchlander series by Susan Dennard continues with Bloodwitch and I could not be more excited! Fantasy lovers, get on this!

Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard  — Out February 12th


This collection is considered one of my all time favourite fantasy collection EVER! I’m simply dying to get again into this world and what these characters are going via. Take a look at Truthwitch and catch your self up!!





All of the superior sounding modern books which might be should learn for 2019:



Contemporary YA books To read In 2019: The story of a girl whose brother murdered his best friend, she becomes the town pariah because of it and then sparks a friendship with the brother of the friend who was killed.

Even If I Fall by Abigail Johnson  — Out January eighth

This entire premise simply sounds fascinating and distinctive making it a should learn YA for 2019 for me! An unlikely (and secret) relationship between a boy whose brother was murdered and the sister of the one who did it? YES PLEASE. I can’t think about all of the ache mixed in between these two between dropping a brother and being a social pariah after your brother commits a horrendous act.





Most Anticipated Diverse Books Of 2019: The Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali

The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan  — Out January 29th

Studying the abstract of this one jogs my memory somewhat of Written within the Stars by Aisha Saeed ( a tremendous ebook!!) with the entire mother and father catching the teenager with an unapproved selection and whisking them away to their house nation to “assist” them be extra conventional and whip up an organized marriage. I’m loving YA books set outdoors the US so I’m thrilled to learn a e-book set in Bangladesh and see what occurs with the primary character!






Must Read Contemporary YA Books For 2019 -- Our year of Maybe by rachel lynn solomon

Our Yr of Perhaps by Rachel Lynn Solomon — Out January 15

This seems like an emotional one!! I imply, donating a kidney to your greatest pal who you secretly have emotions for is an fascinating relationship dynamic anyhow however the crush and the unrequited emotions and the distancing of the friendship as a result of abruptly issues turn into a bit poisonous! SO MUCH EMOTING IS GOING TO HAPPEN.







Contemporary YA Books To Read In 2019: I'm so excited for Lizzy's debut to hit the shelves.

The Artwork of Dropping by Lizzy Mason  — Out February 19th

I’ve been WAITING for us to be within the yr that Lizzy’s guide can be revealed. I’ve recognized Lizzy for a pair years because of the web/running a blog and I’m so, so excited to learn her guide and it’s certainly one of my most anticipated YA books for 2019 due to that. And in addition as a result of I’ve heard it’s ridiculously good from individuals who have already learn it. It feels like a messy modern story about sisters, errors and forgiving ourselves and I AM HERE FOR IT.






New YA Books TO Read In 2019: Watch Us Rise is about two girls who form a Women's Rights Club in their high school and face losing their voice after they go viral and things escalate to the point of being told to shut the club down. If you are looking for an impactful book to read in 2019, check this one out!

Watch Us Rise by Renee Watson  — Out February 12

If being concerned in additional intersectional feminist effort this yr is on the prime of your priorities, this appears like a very good one about two teenagers who begin a Ladies’s Rights Membership at their highschool, find yourself going viral with what they’ve posted on-line sharing their experiences and find yourself being informed they need to shut down the membership as soon as trolls begin in on them and issues escalate — one thing that may take away theirs and lots of different ladies’s voice! Everybody retains saying The Hate U Give meets Moxie so this seems to be unbelievable and well timed.






Unleaving is one of my most anticipated 2019 new YA reads! If you are looking for something to fuel your feminist rage and deals with victim blaming, check this upcoming book out!

Unleaving by Marissa Ostrom  — Out March 26

The final guide I learn that handled sufferer blaming amazingly was All The Rage by Courtney Summers so I’m excited to learn one other guide tackling it. This one tackles it after an assault occurs at an off campus social gathering that has the primary character fleeing her school city  — a university city that’s NOT completely happy that a few of its gamers have been expelled due to this incident — and going to her aunt’s distant house and heal from the trauma. It sounds heart-wrenching however you already know that’s all the time my cup of tea. These tales are SO necessary.




2019 Book Releases To Add To Your Reading List If You Love Contemporary YA -- The Meaning of Birds by Jaye robin brown...a story about a young girl who loses her girlfriend unexpectedly

The Which means of Birds by Jaye Robin Brown  — Out April 16

This ebook seems to be like a heartbreaking one a few younger teen woman who loses the girlfriend who has helped her come out of her anger and embrace her expertise as an artist…however then her girlfriend dies and she or he’s left not wanting something to do with artwork and her future plans. I’ve learn one other guide by this writer and favored it quite a bit so it’s undoubtedly an upcoming YA guide I need to take a look at in 2019.




Young Adult Books To Read In 2019: if you like stories about grief that are raw and real check out How To make Friends With The Dark

How To Make Buddies With The Darkish by Kathleen Glasglow  — Out April 9

I’ve talked about earlier than how I LOVE books about grief — particularly ones about dropping a father or mother — due to my very own expertise. The individuals I do know who’ve learn this one have raved and I feel it’s going to be simply a type of uncooked grief tales I’ll love a few younger woman dropping her mother.





Contemporary YA Books To Read In 2019 -- if you loved 10 things I hate about you, check out this new book for 2019 -- If I'm Being Honest

If I’m Being Trustworthy by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegmund-Broka  — Out April 23

A Taming of the Shrew retelling! My fave is clearly 10 Issues I Hate About You however I’m so prepared for a brand new one to like and this 2019 YA launch appears FANTASTIC and one of many few contemporaries catching my eyes lately.  The brutally trustworthy queen bee tries to tame herself after an incident together with her crush and, in making amends with these she harm, she turns into shut with a man who appears to understand her thorns and all.





Must Read YA Books For 2019 -- Booktube sensation Christine Riccio's debut novel is out in 2019 and it's definitely a most anticipated young adult book for 2019! I think this premise sounds so fun AND it's set in college! Looks like a good read!

Once more, However Higher by Christine Riccio   — Out Might 7

Booktuber Christine Riccio’s debut novel goes to be a should learn YA e-book in 2019.  The premise sounds completely enjoyable and has so many issues I really like — set in school, a semester overseas in the hunt for an journey! I don’t watch a lot booktube however I do comply with Christine and I’m actually pumped for her to see her dream grow to be a actuality!






Looking for a new YA read that's super swoony and fun? Check out one of the most exciting new YA books of 2019 from Maurene Goo called Somewhere Only We Know about a famous Kpop artist and the boy she falls for set in Hong Kong

Someplace Solely We Know by Maurene Goo  — Out Might 7

In case you are in search of one thing romantic and swoony, Maurene Goo’s newest is MOST DEF going to must be in your should learn YA books record! It’s a few KPop star who falls for the boys she runs into at her lodge she’s saying at who simply occurs to be a tabloid reporter. I’m so excited for this new cute YA romance!

P.S. for those who crave extra books like that (cute & swoony) take a look at my record about books to learn in case you beloved To All The Boys I’ve Beloved Earlier than.






New YA Books To Read In 2019 -- Don't Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno is Gilmore Girls meets Practical Magic

Don’t Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno  — Out Might 14

My pal Laura raved about this e-book and put it on my radar saying it was Gilmore Women meets Sensible Magic….and sure, sure I do need that in my life so on to my most anticipated YA ebook listing for 2019 instantly!




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Must Read YA Books Of 2019: The Internment by Samira Ahmed is going to be a book you put on your reading list! Set in a near-future America a young teen and her family are put in Muslim-American internment camps and she is caught up helping to lead a revolution against the camp.

Internment by Samira Ahmed  — Out March 19

It feels bizarre to name this a dystopian, however it’s not but modern. That’s a scary feeling. A ebook that FEELS prefer it might be actual at any time? This one is certainly going to be the should learn YA guide of 2019 and an important one at that. I can inform. It’s already received huge buzz round it and from everybody I do know the decision has been that it’s superb. It’s a few younger teen, in America’s close to future, who will get thrown right into a Muslim American internment camp together with her household and finally ends up being concerned within the revolution towards the camp.





Exciting New Young Adult Books To Read In 2019 -- Suzanne Young is back with a book about an all-girls boarding school that isn't what it seems called Girls With Sharp Sticks. Definitely one to add to your TBR list!

Women With Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Younger  — Out March 19

I LOVED Suzanne Younger’s books The Program (nonetheless have to compensate for that collection, to be trustworthy) and this premise sounds fascinating — an all-girls boarding faculty the place the (very obedient) women are taught tips on how to be one of the best in inside design or rising a backyard however absent is any type of math or science or present occasion. The primary character realizes how managed they’re and darkish secrets and techniques concerning the faculty (and themselves) turn out to be uncovered. One other notice: I’ve zero concept what style this is able to be. Is it dystopian? Is it sci-fi (nonetheless don’t know what these secrets and techniques are??). No concept.




Nonetheless right here for all of the dystopian YA books in 2019



Must Read YA Books Of 2019 -- if you are still loving dystopian type books check out We Set The Dark on Fire!

We Set The Darkish on Hearth by Tehlor Kay Mejia  — Out February 26

I’m so into this dystopian (is it dystopian? Idk it appears very Handmaid Story-like) however WHATEVER the style that is one among my most anticipated YA books for 2019 as a result of it sounds feministy and there’s a resistance to deliver equality to the ladies of this society that the guide takes place in.





Some sci-fi goodness for good measure on my should learn YA record for 2019:


Looking for new YA books to read in 2019? Check out WHen The Sky Fell on Splendor, pitched as Stranger Things meets The Serpent King and is about a group of friends in a small town who find themselves dealing with unexpected powers after a cosmic event.

When The Sky Fell On Splendor by Emily Henry  — Out March 12th

Pitched as The Serpent King (simply talked about my love for that) meets Stranger Issues (complete fangirl) and is a few group of pals in a small city who discover themselves coping with sudden powers after a cosmic occasion. I’m all about this. Love small city tales and sci-fi goodness so that is undoubtedly a should learn YA in 2019 for me.




All the time love an excellent thriller or thriller on my studying listing for 2019:



2019 Must Read Young Adult Books -- if you like mysteries check out Two Can Keep A Secret for a page-turning experience

Two Can Maintain A Secret by Karen McManus  — Out January eighth

This one appears like a very good twisty thriller set in a small city that appears like an image good place to maneuver to however has lethal secrets and techniques — like the primary character’s aunt who went lacking there and a homecoming queen who was killed. WHAT’S GOING TO HAPPEN AT HOMECOMING? I want to seek out out!




Upcoming YA Books In 2019 -- if you like historical mysteries with a bit of supernatural check out this new book for 2019!

Spectacle by Jodie Lynn Zdrok   — Out February 12

A historic homicide thriller with some supernatural goodness? YES YES YES. PLEASE AND THANK YOU. Clearly this one is occurring my most anticipated books of 2019 listing!  Plus it’s set in Paris within the 1880’s. The supernatural premise of this, the place the younger reporter has to make use of her supernatural visions to discover a killer, give me some vibes of a supernatural collection I really like referred to as The Physique Finder by Kimberly Derting.





New YA Books To Read In 2019: Last Girl Lied To by L.E. Flynn -- a YA thriller about a girl whose best friend allegedly committed suicide but she slowly begins to believe that her best friend might not be dead at all.

 Final Woman Lied To by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn — Out April 16

In case you are in search of new books in 2019 which might be of the YA thriller selection — examine this one out! It’s a few woman whose greatest pal allegedly commits suicide however slowly she begins to consider she’s not even lifeless in any respect and she or he tries to determine the place she may be.




A Little Style Of The Previous On My Record Of Should Learn YA Books For 2019:



Upcoming YA Book Releases In 2019 -- A Place For Wolves has captured my attention for sure. It's a historical thriller set during the Kosovo War!

A Place For Wolves by Kosoko Jackson  — Out April 2

This one is a historic thriller (and love story) set through the Kosovo Struggle and I’m so right here for a historic setting I’ve by no means learn earlier than. I used to be like 13 when this conflict began and I vaguely keep in mind listening to about it and studying a bit about it however it’s not one thing that’s so engrained in my reminiscence…as a result of I simply didn’t appear to care as a child? I assume perhaps it’s as a result of I didn’t watch the information or have social media to inform me what was happening? I don’t know. Both method I’ve by no means learn a guide with this setting and this sounds FANTASTIC. Additionally anybody else my age begin to panic if you understand the 90’s are thought-about historic. SOMEBODY HOLD ME.




2019 YA Book Releases: The Raven's Tale is an Edgar Allan Poe retelling that I am so excited for. It looks dark and wonderful!

The Raven’s Story by Cat Winters  — Out April 16

That is an Edgar Allen Poe retelling. WHAT. I KNOW. I went via a part the place I used to be tremendous obsessive about Edgar Allan Poe in highschool. That is undoubtedly an upcoming 2019 YA e-book to observe for in case you like historic fiction + retellings and/or Edgar Allan Poe.



So, there you’ve it — these are my most anticipated YA books for 2019! What books are your should learn YA books for 2019? I’d love to listen to what books you’re enthusiastic about studying this yr! There’s so many new YA releases for 2019 and I’m positive I ignored some or might be considering later MAAAAN that abstract didn’t do it for me however all these critiques are.


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